An application that is accessed online, within a webpage. Since 12.10 Ubuntu is capable of integrating them with Unity desktop.

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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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Webapp installation incomplete in ubuntu touch

I published a little webapp for ubuntu touch: search.ch But for some reason the installation does not complete. You can start the app, but inside the store the app seems not to be installed. In the ...
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How can I change the icon of a unity web app?

I installed the Tumblr web app but the icon looks horrible. I was wondering if there is any way to change it to a nicer looking one. I've tried changing the icon in the .icons folder but it always ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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Sending SMS from Ubuntu without splitting the message into parts

I know there are a lot of apps that enable sending SMS through PC/Laptop. I've tried a number of them. But my problem is these apps break my message into parts when the messages exceed 160 characters. ...
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How to remove ubuntu touch webapps from app store

Does anyone know how to remove an app I've published for Ubuntu Touch from the app store? It is no longer useful to have it there.
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How to Remove Webbrowser Without Uninstalling Unity Webapps?

I want to save disk space by removing unwanted applications such as webbrowser(I use firefox). however, after sudo apt-get uninstalling or purging I can't open unity tweak tool, and by reinstalling ...
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How to add an toolbar with buttons (by swiping) on web app's?

I want to add the toolbar buttons those you can swipe from the bottom, on my web app. How can I do it? There are some web apps in the store with them, and I would like to put them in my web app as ...
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webapp-container paste password?

I created a few shortcuts to some web-apps using webapp-container. For example: [Desktop Entry] Name=KodiRemote Comment=Kodi Remote Type=Application Icon=/1TB/Seafile/icons/kodi.png ...
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Create desktop apps using Firefox possible?

In Chromium you can go to File > "Create application shortcuts"... This then allows you to add a "webapp" type shortcut to your launcher. Is this possible through Firefox with the same type of ease? ...
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unable to install webapps from firefox in 14.10

I've upgraded to 14.10 and I'm not able to install webapps from Firefox. For example, when I'm on Twitter I've the popup asking me if I want to install it but if I select "install" it does nothing. ...
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How to maximise unity webapps?

Is there a setting to allow unity webapps to run maximised rather than in a window. I'm not talking about the full screen F11 mode, but simply maximised to full. Specifically, my gmail webapp keeps ...
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Alternative of Pipelight for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit

I am trying to use an app which requires unity web player. I tried pipelight but it is not working for me. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit version. Can anyone please give me any suggestion how to ...
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> ...
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unable to start fedora service from ubuntu

when i tries to start my fedora service using the command " idris@idris-OptiPlex-780:~$ service fedora start" it says that:couldn't read file "database": no such file or directory /etc/inti.d/fedora: ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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What's the advantage of using the Ubuntu web apps browser?

I wanted to know if there is any advantage of using Ubuntu web apps rather that my browser as I can not see why I would like to load the same page using an external app rather than my browser. Also ...
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Problems developing uTouch webapp: Fix video and block pop-ups

I made a webapp as per the tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/web/tutorials/web-app-tutorial/ but there are a few problems with my web app. Firstly, how can I block pop ups? Secondly, how can ...
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Open URL in Chromium and switching to existing tab open if URL already open

I was trying to create Unity quicklists for Gmail. But if the Gmail was already opened, it will still create another tab and load the web page, rather than switching to the existing. I even tried ...
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Nagios is not showing maps and hosts in web interface

After performing a system reboot, Nagios is not displaying hosts and maps options in the nagios web console. How can this be resolved?
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How do I remove a website from Ubuntu's web applications?

I thought I would try out the new webapps ppa and everything seems to be working fine. However, google reader now floods my messaging menu with all my feeds and turns the icon blue. How can I remove a ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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How to uninstall GMail webapp?

I want to uninstall the GMail webapp, and I tried both the ways given in this question, yet still I'm unable to. When I searched the Software Centre for unity-webapps-gmail, I saw that it wasn't ...
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Midori webapp mode doesn't use cookies

Is there any known workarounds for getting midori to remember the cookies? I only ask because for me the ubuntu-browser app is currently broken (even when I open a link and it loads, all I get is ...
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R/Shiny WebApp logs, running in shell (Ubuntu crontab)

I'm running, using crontab, an R/Shiny WebApp. The crontab expression looks like this: @reboot R -e 'shiny::runApp(...)' | tee /var/log/shiny-server.log I've also tried @reboot R -e ...
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Web Apps install problem in 12.04 64bit installation

I just did: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-preview and get the following message: Reading package ...
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My Ubuntu touch Aquarius do not install any apps

Since today 28/05/15 my Ubuntu touch aquarius do not install any apps When I try to install an app I have the following message: install failed try later! what the heck is going on? Anyone!
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GMail thinks the Ubuntu GMail app is Safari

I installed the GMail app onto my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. Upon logging in, a warning message appears, saying This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser I then ...
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Messaging menu in 15.04 can't show webapps

I can't use a messaging menu in 15.04 for website integration. There is Thunderbird only, but I want to see there some sites as it was before. It was happened after upgrading 14.04 to 14.10, as I can ...
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How can I remove Unity web apps?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all has been great, except for the web apps feature. I've tried adding a few web apps, but it's very buggy and not a very good experience. I'm also tired of being ...
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Stop sleep in Ubuntu Touch webapp

How can I configure my webapp so the screen won't go to sleep when the app is open? This would be useful for the youtube webapp
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I can't run Unity Webapps in Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS

I can't run Unity Webapps. When I installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS on my PC, I saw the Amazon app. When I clicked it , it gave me no response. I've tried to run several other unity webapps like Google ...
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How can I let Unity WebApps always run in Chromium?

Under Ubuntu 12.10, whenever I visit a new domain in Chromium, a bar appears at the top of the window saying Unity WebApps needs your permission to run. [Always run on this site] [Run this time]. I ...
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Error stopping tomcat7

I'm trying to install tomcat7 and I get the following error when I try to stop it. This occurs after I add webapps to server.xml. jaramillo@jaramillo-HP-455-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/tomcat7 ...
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How can I change the type of my application?

I generated my first WebApp for Ubuntu Touch. The app appears as an 'Application' in the Ubuntu Software Store which is wrong because it is a 'Web Application'. How can I change the type in section ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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Start Unity Web App maximized

I would like to have my Facebook web-app to start maximized. Is there any way to do this? Here is what is inside the .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=FacebookMessenger Type=Application ...
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How do I run as bash script from a WebApp?

I currently am developing a custom Ubuntu dist. that runs a dedicated Kiosk app upon boot. I would like an easy method to shutdown from inside the Kiosk app, but I am currently at a standstill at what ...
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Begining Development for Ubuntu (and Linux in General). Where to start? [closed]

I realize this is not particularly a good question to ask here as it is largely opinion based but I'm not really sure where else to post this. Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu as my primary OS and am ...
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Ubuntu webapps - Caching/preload/offline ability?

Is there any provision for Ubuntu Webapps (that is HTML5 websites packaged as apps) to cache/preload any data or pages ? Using a hypothetical Twitter Webapp on a Ubuntu Phone as an example: Would I ...
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Can't install unity webapps preview

I'm trying to install unity-webapps-preview, so I previously added the PPA : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview $ sudo apt-get update but I get the following error : $ sudo ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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webapps control and transparency review

there is a lack of information about this, most people just want to disable, for example what Amazon WebApp is doing ? does add referrals cookies ? does it sends any data like mouse pointer ...
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iframes in HTML5 APP

I am trying to make an HTML5 App, but it seems that there is an big issue. I can't use iframes in it. Neither with an homepage like google, nor with an locally hosted html file. The iframe is placed ...
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Can I run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

When I use the new Ubuntu phone, I hear that I wont be able to use apps for Android. Is there an easy way to modify the operating system to support the Android java style applications on Ubuntu Phone? ...